The Nokia C5-03 was released in December 2010 and has proven to be a popular choice amongst those seeking a comprehensively functional yet surprisingly affordable mobile phone. This great looking, compact handset offers a wealth of features which you would find in many more expensive smartphones, and is available in a variety of head-turning colour options.
The handset is relatively compact, measuring 105.8x 51x 13.8 mm and very lightweight at just 93 g. It features a 3.2 inch TFT resistive touch screen which boasts the ability to display up to 16M individual colours within the confines of its 360x 640 pixel resolution. A built-in accelerometer sensor automatically rotates the on screen imagery dependent on the angle at which the phone is held. This means that when you are watching videos or viewing photos, you can enjoy them in full screen.
40 MB of internal storage provided alongside 128 MB RAM. This is a good level of storage to start things off, however users are also treated to a 2 GB memory card already installed in the integrated microSD card slot. Should further storage be required, this can be replaced with a memory card of up to 16 GB, meaning that users can potentially store their entire digital music collection within the phone.
Phone calls and general messaging are carried out thanks to both GPRS and EDGE which operates in class 32 versions. When users wish to browse the Internet, they can take advantage of reasonably fast download speeds of 10.2 mega bytes per second which are provided by an HSDPA connection in areas where 3G coverage is available. An even faster connection can be achieved whenever users have access to local Wireless Networks, thanks to full Wi-Fi connectivity. The standard Bluetooth and micro USB connections are also included allowing users to connect the Nokia C5-03 to compatible hardware devices whereby a number of different tasks can be carried out.
The Nokia C5-03 is a competent cameraphone boasting a 5 megapixel offering which operates at 2592x 1944 pixels. This comes with geo-tagging which keeps track of where photos are taken (functioning thanks to GPS), and users also have the luxury of being able to shoot video footage in VGA quality at a rate of 15 fps.
The Symbian operating system works alongside a 600 MHz processor for a fast user interface, and also provides the power to run demanding applications. A long list of standard features is included from many different categories. For example, in terms of entertainment features there is a versatile media player, a selection of pre-installed and downloadable games and a stereo FM radio player. GPS is included which allows features such as geo-tagging and Nokia Maps to function whilst productivity features include an organiser, voice command operation and predictive text input.
Available in a range of different colours, users are sure to find a style to suit their taste. The Nokia C5-03 the head turning device which boasts a good level of functionality, and looks set to prove popular amongst those seeking an affordable yet feature packed mobile.